Modern Europe and the Wider World History for Leaving Certificate by Dermot Lucey


Modern Europe and the Wider World History for Leaving Certificate by Dermot Lucey

* Covers three syllabus topics, two of which students must select for study: - Dictatorship and Democracy in Europe, 1920-45 - The United States and the World, 1945-89 - European Retreat from Empire and the Aftermath, 1945-90 * The European Retreat from Empire and the Aftermath, 1945-90 documents-study question will be examined in the 2012 & 2013 examinations * A sample of a completed research study and detailed guidance notes will help students prepare for this vital area of the course * All required Case Studies included with documentary and visual evidence plus accompanying exercises * Equips both Higher and Ordinary Level students for their exam * Key Personalities and Key Concepts highlighted * Numerous exam-focused exercises after each chapter to aid revision and encourage analysis * Reflects the syllabus emphasis on: Politics and Administration; Society and Economy; Culture, Religion and Science Modern Europe and the Wider World, together with its companion Modern Ireland provide students with their essential texts for Leaving Certificate History Online testing for homework and revision will be available for this textbook on the website

About the Author

Dermot Lucey teaches at Ballincollig Community School, Co. Cork. He is a member of the Central Executive Committee of the History Teachers' Association of Ireland, and Editor of the Association's journal, Stair. He is a member of the Junior Certificate History Course Committee and is author of a number of History textbooks, including The Past Today and Shortcuts to Success History Exam Guide for Leaving Certificate.

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425 pages


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Publication date

16th April 2010



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